Forest department Officials refused to reveal the numbers, citing NTCA guidelines, but sources said there could be more than 20 big cats in the division.
Tiger cub ANM T56 (Anamalai Tiger 56), which is 12-15 months old, was shifted to an open enclosure at Manthirimattam in Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) near Valparai on Sunday morning.
The NCLT direction came over a petition filed by Hero Solar Energy Private Ltd (HSEPL) claiming a default of Rs 13.84 lakh for two contracts for installing solar rooftop power projects.
Even as tiger assessment is going on and camera trap images are being compiled, the NTCA and WII already have a data bank of whopping three-and-a-half crore images.
The underground laboratory will house a 50-kiloton magnetised iron calorimeter detector to detect atmospheric neutrinos. TIFR is one of the partners in the project.
There is no network available in most of the forest patches, so the requirement to feed information on real-time basis cannot be met.
Thistle, who were controversially denied a late penalty claim, slip to the bottom of the table on goal difference.